We grade 94 draftable players from the Big 12 conference.  Unlike last year, the league will not offer a top ten pick.  Nor will they have an offensive lineman selected during the initial 60 picks.

Big 12

Rnd Full Name Pos School Notes
1st Jackson Jeffcoat DE Texas Explosive pass rusher that can be impossible to block. Must play hard on every down. Potential DE or OLB. Returning from injury but a very early pick if he puts it together this season.
2nd Justin Gilbert CB Oklahoma State Dynamite cornerback with return skills. Sized well, runs with receivers everywhere on the field and shuts down opponents. Scheme diverse. Falls asleep on occasion but offers big time potential.
2-3 Aaron Colvin CB Oklahoma Versatile defensive back that lined up at corner and safety. Tough run defender that also displays terrific ball skills. Incredibly athletic. Marginal instincts and struggles making plays with his back to the ball. Overrated and likely to be over drafted.
3rd Cyril Richardson G Baylor Large, thick, strong college lineman best in a small area. Dominates opponents at the line of scrimmage, driving defenders off the line. Heavy footed and can only play in certain schemes.
3rd Jordan Hicks OLB Texas Three down linebacker with a complete game and terrific upside. Suffered with a hip injury in 2012 but when healthy offers starting potential on the weak side.
3rd Mike Davis WR Texas Focused wide out who makes a number of acrobatic receptions. Possesses the skill to line up as a third receiver at the next level.
3rd Joe Bergeron RB Texas Powerful interior runner who carries the pile yet also shows a good degree of quickness and vision. Offers the tools to develop into a feature back for the NFL.
FA Tayo Fabuluje T TCU BYU transfer. Big time prospect with tremendous size, explosion and skill run blocking as well as pass protection. Lines up at left tackle yet may be better on the right side. Huge upside. Recently left the TCU program due to personal reasons.
4th Jalen Saunders WR Oklahoma Explosive game impacting receiver that shows a good degree of reliability. Comes off a slightly disappointing 2012 campaign but at the top of his game a dynamite slot receiver/return specialist.
4th Adam Shead G Oklahoma Tough, strong, small area blocker who elevated his game last season. Dominant run blocker and a terrific pass protector.
4th Gabe Lynn S Oklahoma Athletic safety with great range. Goes sideline-to-sideline, covering a great amount of area. Shows terrific ball skills and can play over the slot receiver. Has potential at cornerback.
4th James Sims RB Kansas Instinctive ball carrier with a solid game. Runs with outstanding vision, quickly gets through the running lanes or easily cutback against the grain. Not big or strong but has a style which helps him consistently pick up positive yardage. Potential second back/rotational ball carrier at the next level.
4th Keenan Taylor G Kansas State Terrific blocker polished in all areas of the game. Solid run blocker who holds the point in pass protection and also stand out blocking on the move. Lacks great bulk but has an upside and underrated.
4th Jacques Washington S Iowa State Athletic, instinctive safety with a total game. Reads the plays, displays top ball skills and fast defending the run. Could make a nice move up draft boards.
4th Charles Sims RB West Virginia Elusive and creative ball carrier that’s also a legitimate threat as a pass catcher out of the backfield. Instinctive, hard working and handled the ball extensively at Houston. Recently announced his transfer to West Virginia after leaving the Cougar program.
4th Gabe Ikard C Oklahoma Quick, smart center who shows a lot of potential as a zone blocker. Fires off the ball and easily gets out to the second level, annihilating linebackers.
4th Damien Williams RB Oklahoma Smooth, gliding ball carrier with an explosive style. Has a great burst through the hole and can pick up big chunks of yardage from the line of scrimmage. Runs with an upright style, does not show great strength carrying the ball and more of a situational runner in the NFL.
4-5 Trey Millard FB Oklahoma Potential West Coast fullback effective catching the ball out of the backfield or carrying the ball. Good blocking vision and instincts. Not dominant as a lead blocker.
4-5 Steve Edmond ILB Texas Thick, stout run defending linebacker who does not make mental mistakes. More of a two down defender but offers scheme diversity.
4-5 Ahmad Dixon S Baylor Underrated safety who goes sideline-to-sideline making plays against the run and pass. Solid ball skills with the ability to occasionally line-up over the slot receiver. A lot to like about his game.
5th Tyler Lockett WR Kansas State Small yet reliable pass catcher with big play ability. Has a burst which he turns on in a single step, easily makes the downfield reception at full speed yet also consistent catching underneath routes. Fourth wide out at the next level with return possibilities.
5th Daryl Williams T Oklahoma Powerful tackle who flashes skill and comes with a large upside. Plays tentative at times and needs to polish his game yet could be an early pick if he develops.
5th Cornelius Lucas T Kansas State Massive tackle prospect who flashes skill. Overpowering yet athletic and somewhat nimble. Has a large upside yet needs a lot of work on his game.
5th Tevin Reese WR Baylor Quick, focused receiver who consistently comes away with the grab. Decent speed and play making ability. Under the radar.
5th Chucky Hunter DT TCU Explosive interior tackle who fires off the snap, shows power in his lower body and the ability to occupy gaps. Athletic and makes plays behind the line of scrimmage or in the box. Offers starting potential as a conventional tackle.
5th John Hubert RB Kansas State Small, creative ball carrier who plays big. Fires through the cutback lanes and works his runs hard. Potential third down back/return specialist in the NFL.
5th Carrington Byndom CB Texas Aggressive and explosive cornerback best facing the action.
5th David Irving DE Iowa State Undeveloped defensive lineman who looks like a power forward on the field. Needs work on his game but flashes dominance and the ability to impose his will on opponents.
5th Calvin Barnett DT Oklahoma State Hard working one-gap defensive tackle with potential as a 3-technique lineman.
5th Trey Hopkins G Texas Powerful run blocking lineman. Stout at the point and easily drives defenders off the line, opening large holes for the running game.
5th Joe Williams CB Baylor Developing cornerback with a lot of skill. Sized well, possesses terrific ball skills and aggressive. Likely better in zone or backed off the line but a potential 6th DB in the NFL.
5th Donald Hawkins T Texas Agile college left tackle who may be better suited for guard in the NFL. Easily adjusts to oncoming blitzers, stays square and more a finesse blocker versus an outright mauler.
5-6 Tom Farniok C Iowa State Developing center that blocks with good fundamentals and shows a good head for the position.
5-6 Jason Verrett CB TCU Skilled corner with an aggressive game. Shows a nice feel for coverage, quickly defends the run and keeps the action in front of him.
6th Jaz Reynolds WR Oklahoma Smooth, tall pass catcher dependable in all areas. Has an upside and NFL potential if he matures. Returns after sitting on the sidelines last season.
6th Tyrus Thompson T Oklahoma Big, thick powerful college right tackle who may be better off at guard. Dominates the opposition as a run blocker and finishes off opponents. Lacks great range and footwork in pass protection.
5-6 Waymon James RB TCU Well balanced ball carrier with enough strength to grind it out on the inside, speed to break into the open field as well as elusiveness to create yardage. Lacks classic measurables and coming off an injury but possesses all the tools to contribute in the NFL.
5-6 Josh Cochran T Texas Tall, agile tackle who blocks with a nasty attitude. Easily adjusts to defenders and shows skill blocking in motion but must improve his strength at the point.
6th B.J. Finney C Kansas State Mechanically sound blocker on the pivot effective in all areas. Terrific quarterback of the offensive line and has an upside.
6th Cedric Reed DE Texas Athletic pass rusher with potential as a 3-4 OLB.
6th Brandon Carter WR TCU Playmaking receiver with terrific hands. Makes a lot of acrobatic receptions and very reliable. Potential slot receiver at the next level.
6th M.J. McFarland TE Texas Developing tight end with nice size and pass catching skills.
6th Kerry Hyder DT Texas Tech Tough, competitive defensive lineman who plays with a warrior mentality. Fires of the snap with a terrific first step and shows speed pursuing the action laterally. Plays a bit tall and not strong but has a place in the NFL.
6-7 Shamiel Gary S Oklahoma State Hard-hitting, intimidating safety who keeps the action in front of him and plays disciplined football.
6-7 Tony Pierson RB Kansas Quick, elusive ball carrier dangerous in the open field. Creates yardage, makes numerous defenders miss and terrific catching the ball out of the backfield.
7th Quandre Diggs CB Texas Physical, aggressive defensive back who must play facing the action. Bites on receivers moves and gets beat deep. Has an upside but must polish his game. May be better off at safety.
7th David Ash QB Texas Strong armed passer with terrific pocket stature. Can make all the throws yet really needs to improve his reads.
7th Desmond Jackson DT Texas
7th Cody Whitehair G Kansas State
7th Darwin Cook S West Virginia Solid defensive back who shows skill in all areas of the game. Tough defending the run and possesses better than average ball skills.
7th Will Clarke DT West Virginia Tall, athletic defensive lineman that can line-up as a two-gap end or defensive tackle. Quick, fluid and easily moves in all areas. Needs to add bulk and improve his strength but has a terrific upside.
7th Ethan Tuftee G Iowa State Large, nasty blocker that easily controls opponents once engaged at the point of attack. Also displays the ability to slide in space and effective run blocking or in pass protection.
7th Sam Carter S TCU Large, physical safety with an aggressive game. Stout run defender who also displays solid ball skills. Possesses the size of a traditional strong safety yet the cover skills necessary to play in zone.
7th Mykkele Thompson S Texas Slightly undersized safety with terrific ball skills. Can cover the middle of the field or line up over the slot receiver. Not a stout run defender.
7-FA K.J. Morton CB Baylor Physical, aggressive corner with solid ball skills. Gives effort, explosive and does not make mental errors. Undersized and over matched at times. Potential nickel at the next level.
7-FA Casey Pachall QB TCU Nice sized signal caller with terrific arm strength, accuracy and decision making in the pocket. Does a terrific job with his reads and leads his team down the field. Major off the field issues will throw up red flags but possesses NFL ability if he matures as a person.
FA Will Smith ILB Texas Tech Undersized but fast pursuit linebacker. Easily gets outside the numbers and cuts off the flanks in run defense. Solid cover skills. Weak-side possibilities.
FA Andre McDonald TE Kansas State King sized tight end that stands out as a blocker and holds his own as a pass catcher. Tight end in a tackles body.
FA Corey Nelson OLB Oklahoma Athletic yet undersized weak side linebacker prospect that makes plays sideline to sideline. Struggles handling blocks and will only fit certain schemes.
FA Davion Pierson DT TCU Quick, powerful tackle who overwhelms blockers and holds his ground. Needs to polish his game and develop more moves but someone to watch.
FA Charlie Moore WR Oklahoma State One-speed yet dependable wide out who consistently comes away with the reception. Potential 5th/possession receiver at the next level.
FA Andrew Buie RB West Virginia Slippery, elusive third down back/situational ball carrier who would benefit by adding return skills to his game. Comes with size limitations.
FA Ty Zimmerman S Kansas State Big, strong safety with terrific instincts and a head for the game. Plays within himself and does not make mental errors. More of a zone safety than true centerfielder.
FA Demetri Goodson CB Baylor Former basketball player from Gonzaga that showed consistent improvement last season.
FA Ashton Dorsey DT Texas Explosive and athletic defensive tackle that can line up as a three-technique lineman.
FA Nick Harwell WR Kansas Reliable underneath receiver with some run after the catch ability. Lacks great deep speed and soft hands but a potential 5th receiver on the NFL level.
FA James Castleman DT Oklahoma State First step lineman best playing downhill. Marginal upside.
FA Levi Norwood WR Baylor Dependable receiver who just makes plays.
FA Elisha Olabode S TCU Slightly undersized safety with terrific ball skills. Aggressive, works hard to make plays and has shown consistent progress on the field.
FA Josh Stewart WR Oklahoma State
FA Mason Walters G Texas Strong, small area blocker.
FA Roy Finch RB Oklahoma Compact ball carrier with a resilient style. Gives effort and works runs to get every bit of yardage from each carry.
FA Tavon Rooks T Kansas State JC transfer out of place at right tackle. Mobile, quick and solid in pass protection. Needs to get stronger. Left tackle/guard prospect.
FA Shaun Lewis OLB Oklahoma State
FA Eric Ward WR Texas Tech Tough, sure handed receiver who makes some incredible receptions. Flashes skill but does not play with balance and must complete his game.
FA Kirby Van Der Kamp P Iowa State
FA Jaxon Shipley WR Texas
FA LaDarius Brown WR TCU Large possession receiver who flashes the ability to control games.
FA Daytawion Lowe S Oklahoma State
FA Quinton Spain T West Virginia Massive college left tackle better off on the right side. Shows flashes and has an upside but really needs to improve all aspects of his game.
FA Terrance Bullitt S Texas Tech
FA Tyler Evans G Oklahoma
FA Bronson Irwin G Oklahoma Hard working, small area blocker with limited upside.
FA Jeremiah George ILB Iowa State Small yet effective pursuit linebacker. Fast in every direction, shows skill in coverage and works hard. Built more like a strong safety than a linebacker.
FA Tracy Moore WR Oklahoma State One time highly rated recover returning from injury.
FA Joe Mitchell OLB Oklahoma State Small yet athletic weak side linebacker that makes plays sideline to sideline.
FA Jonathan Anderson S TCU Aggressive and explosive safety that showed a lot of skill in his game last season. Moved to OLB and slow making the transition but possesses an upside.
FA Jordan Najvar TE Baylor Stanford transfer. Little used tight end who shows athleticism and play making skill when put on the field.
FA Caleb Lavey ILB Oklahoma State Active, fierce linebacker with ordinary physical skills. Plays with a special teams mentality and could make it as an 8th LB in the NFL.
FA Brodrick Jenkins CB West Virginia
FA Jansen Watson CB Iowa State
FA Terrance Lloyd OLB Baylor Undersized college defensive end with the physical skills and body type to be used at linebacker in the NFL. Comes with an upside.
FA Sam Holl S Baylor Aggressive run defending safety that flashes skill in coverage. Best between the numbers, playing downhill.
FA Ross Forrest DE TCU Hard-working, undersized defensive end with that makes plays in every direction. Missed 2012 with injury and no longer on TCU roster.